Published: January 2, 2018
Geocities is likely a site you’ve heard of. It may even have been a site that you used. It’s origin, and the movement it later inspired, is an incredible story of self-expression and serendipity.
Published: November 20, 2017
On December 16th 2010, sometime in the morning, employees at Yahoo gathered together for an all-hands staff meeting, addressing some […]
Published: November 13, 2017
I could have titled this “A Tale of Two Acquisitions,” but I already used that one. Still, we’re going to […]
Published: November 6, 2017
When you think of HTML and CSS, you probably imagine them as a package deal. But for years after Tim […]
Published: October 30, 2017
Archiving the web is an important mission and the resources it requires is immense. It is thanks to a select few that it gets done at all.
Published: October 23, 2017
A lot can be done with each pixel on a website, but only a few people have tried creating websites one pixel at a time.
Published: October 16, 2017
If you’re on the web, chances are you’ve heard of LiveJournal. But you may not have heard of it lately. It […]
Published: October 9, 2017
I’d really recommend reading a thread on Eric Meyer’s blog from early 2007. In it, he poses a pretty simple […]
Published: October 2, 2017
Communities on the web often formed around common interests and niches. As they grew, their utility began to shift to more mainstream elements
Published: September 25, 2017
The web’s first browser featured full color, read/write capabilities, and multiple windows. The second browser was a text-only command line tool. Guess which one people actually used?
Published: September 19, 2017
The web has a long and storied history with text, typography and fonts. Most content on the web is text. And at […]
Published: September 11, 2017
In mid-April of 1994, Netscape co-founders Marc Andreessen and Jim Clark boarded a plane from Silicon Valley to Illinois, held […]